**News Gator: Updates from Tech**

**CIO Headlines Market News, Business Report, SIM**

Rise in value of IT Services companies in 2011 - Up almost 1.4x over previous year.

"Industry analysts expect the installed bases of

Microsoft Offi ce SharePoint Server (MOSS) and Windows

SharePoint Services (WSS) to grow at a CAGR of 31% and

11%, respectively, from 2010 to 2014. Fueling this explosion

is the growth of fi le data generated directly by knowledge

workers. IDC estimates that unstructured data is growing

at a CAGR of 62%, vs. 22% for transactional (structured)


Unstructured Data Market

Gartner IT Spend

Is the Enterprise ready to grow up and act like a startup?

· Myth #1: There’s no sizzle in enterprise software
· Myth #2: There’s no scale in enterprise software companies
Myth #3: IT organizations are slow or difficult to work with
Myth #4: It’s impossible to compete with Microsoft and Oracle
Myth #5: You can’t innovate in the enterprise
You can be frustrated or you can be fascinated!

Practitioner Radio– IT Operating Radio

" It is as much an emotional decision as it is financial or technical. "
Anal Cyst Quote of the week: Aberdeen Dick Csaplar - blogs.aberdeen.com/it-infrastructure/managed-service-providers-a-stepping-stone-to-the-public-cloud/

GOTW: People who fail to acknowledge.

**Practitioner, Service Desk**

HDI New Website
HDI Profit vs. Non Profit (The Über secret society within HDI – One Association)
itSMF Rejected Speakers (Cold Fusion)
Is there a better way to select speakers at events
Service-Now Knowledge 12
Panera Photo with Hooper at Panera
HDI Dashboard
Glenn O’Donnell, Survey Results with itSMF and Forrester $700.00 SURVEY!
Survey Results Blog Comment
**Social Media, Tools and Vendors**

Sued for your Twitter Account Followers
SelfServiceGuru CA Rich Graves
Digital Influence and Klout Blog
Where can Chris speak?
Chris on the Memolane Homepage
2012 ITSM Year in Review
Soapbox for ITSM
Christory the Video

2011 Year in Review!

Hooper’s Favorite Show: CIO of the UN, Episode 69
Beran’s Favorite Show: Gartner, Like a Boss. Episode 73
Chris’s Favorite Show: Enterprise Out of Water, Episode 54

2011 Best Conference!

Pink 2011

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